Tag: "dirty" at medical news
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images
...l exercise that included responding to a simulated dirty
bomb attack. Other sessions throughout the week cover topics such as how Medicare and Medicaid reform are affecting insurance reimbursement of radiological procedures, medical errors, the impact of recent Nuclear Regulatory Commission training and ex...
Tsunami raises questions about disaster mental health, Science reports
...Os and university researchers, have done quick and dirty
assessments to help gauge the needs for psychosocial support, and those suggest that many people have symptoms of depression and anxiety disorders. Can you describe some of the people you met who were evidently suffering some degree of post-disaster...
Carnegie Mellon receives grant to study security issues
...mong emergency responders, decontamination after a dirty
bomb or chemical attack, vulnerability of computer...ory, did careful modeling of the implications of a dirty
bomb attack in downtown Pittsburgh. Building on his technical analysis, Dombroski studied the implic...
Controlling blood sugar in hospitalized patients saves lives
...ot control. "Sliding scale insulin those are dirty
words to an endocrinologist," Reynolds said. "It is reactive rather than proactive. Sliding scale insulin treatment puts a patient on a blood sugar level roller coaster, and it's a dangerous ride." Under the new guidelines, nurses and physicians will...
Indoor air purifiers that produce even small amounts of ozone may be risky for health
...rts per billion of ozone exist in the room because dirty
outside air is leaking into the house, turning on an air purifier that generates 50 parts per billion of ozone creates a total ozone level of 80 parts per billion."...
Scientists and polar explorers brave the elements in support of CryoSat-2
...rd to our scientific flights and getting our hands dirty
processing and analysing the airborne radar altimeter data over Austfonna. One fascinating aspect of such work is that the campaign actually allows us to look into the future and see what the CryoSat-2 mission will see and measure when it is launched...
UN engages banks to light up rural India; Solar loans, energy access transform life for poor
...oming poverty and the serious health toll taken by dirty
fuels especially on women and children and particularly in the home. In doing so, such projects can help towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. "The success of this project should also serve as a catalytic blue-print for simi...